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Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cornwell. Patricia Cornwell Patricia Cornwell à Paris en 2011 Patricia D. Cornwell (née Patricia Carroll Daniels le 9 juin 1956 à Miami, en Floride) est une écrivaine américaine de roman policier. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Patricia Daniels est une descendante de Harriet Beecher Stowe, auteur de La Case de l'oncle Tom. Elle poursuit toutefois sa carrière de journaliste (dans le journal The Charlotte Observer (en)), se spécialisant dans les faits divers criminels et les armes à feu, pour lesquels elle développe un penchant qui lui restera toujours.
Dès lors, Patricia Cornwell s'attache à faire vivre de nombreuses aventures à son héroïne mais écrit également une autre série en parallèle mettant en scène Judy Hammer et Andy Brazil. Mais, tout en connaissant un fort succès, elle est dépressive et se fait aider par le médicament Prozac tout en buvant énormément. Michael Crichton. Frederick Forsyth. Noah Gordon. Jean-Christophe Grangé. John Grisham. Dashiell Hammett. §Early life Hammett was born on a farm called Hopewell and Aim in St.
Mary's County, in southern Maryland. His parents were Richard Thomas Hammett and Anne Bond Dashiell. His mother belonged to an old Maryland family whose name was Anglicized from the French De Chiel. Hammett was baptized a Catholic and grew up in Philadelphia and Baltimore. "Sam", as he was known before he began writing, left school when he was 13 years old and held several jobs before working for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. Hammett enlisted in the Army in 1918 and served in the Motor Ambulance Corps. Stephen King. Camilla Läckberg. Stieg Larsson. Henning Mankell. Life and career After living in Zambia and other African countries, Mankell was invited to become the artistic director of Teatro Avenida in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique.
He now spends at least half the year in Maputo working with the theatre and writing. Recently he built up his own publishing house (Leopard Förlag) in order to support young talents from Africa and Sweden. He is married to Eva Bergman, daughter of Ingmar Bergman. Denis MacEoin. Denis M.
MacEoin (born 1949, Belfast, Northern Ireland) was a "Senior Editor" from 2009–2010 at Middle East Quarterly, a publication of the conservative American think tank Middle East Forum. MacEoin is also a Fellow at Middle East Forum. Quim Monzó. Edith Pargeter. Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (28 September 1913 – 14 October 1995), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern.
Personal Pargeter was born in the village of Horsehay (Shropshire, England). Her father was a clerk at a local ironworks. She was educated at Dawley Church of England School and the old Coalbrookdale High School for Girls. She had Welsh ancestry, and many of her short stories and books (both fictional and non-fictional) are set in Wales and its borderlands, and/or have Welsh protagonists. During World War II, she worked in an administrative role in the Women's Royal Naval Service (the "Wrens")—and reached the rank of petty officer by 1 January 1944 when she was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year Honours. Carl Sagan. Carl Edward Sagan (/ˈseɪɡən/; November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences.
His contributions were central to the discovery of the high surface temperatures of Venus. However, he is best known for his contributions to the scientific research of extraterrestrial life, including experimental demonstration of the production of amino acids from basic chemicals by radiation. Sagan assembled the first physical messages that were sent into space: the Pioneer plaque and the Voyager Golden Record, universal messages that could potentially be understood by any extraterrestrial intelligence that might find them.
Sagan always advocated scientific skeptical inquiry and the scientific method, pioneered exobiology and promoted the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Tom Sharpe. Born in 1928 in Croydon, Sharpe was an alumnus of Pembroke College, Cambridge, before moving to South Africa for a decade then being deported for sedition for speaking out against apartheid.
He returned to England to lecture before spending time between the UK and Spain, writing a series of novels. He died in 2013 from complications of diabetes. His ashes were interred in the graveyard at the remote Northumberland church at Thockrington, where his father had been a preacher. Life Maud Tabachnik. Ferran Torrent. Ferran Torrent i Llorca (Sedaví, l'Horta, 31 de maig de 1951) és un escriptor i periodista valencià, essent un dels més prolífics en català gràcies a l'alta xifra de vendes.
Des dels seus inicis ha sigut conscient de les dificultats culturals i lingüístiques del País Valencià, però, en certa manera, el seu èxit representa la culminació de la normalització lingüística als territoris de parla catalana. Un dels trets més característic dels seus escrits és que fa ús de les variants valencianes. El gènere que més ha treballat és el de la novel·la negra. A més, col·labora cada dissabte i diumenge al programa de ràdio La primera pedra de RAC 1 des de fa diversos anys. Fred Vargas.